Cinedigm, (NASDAQ: CIDM), the independent streaming entertainment company serving enthusiast audiences, has announced a partnership with Quincy Jones’ Qwest TV (www.qwest.tv), the global hub for music and culture, to bring the Qwest TV linear channel to its streaming service, Cineverse.
A 24-hour free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel focused on jazz, blues, soul, funk and global music, Qwest TV delivers a premium viewing and listening experience to its users for music and culture. The streaming channel emphasises high-quality audio and video production and curates content from a treasure trove of concerts, documentaries, interviews and archive films. Programs available on the streaming channel will include concerts, interviews and documentaries with legends such as Gregory Porter, Anderson .Paak, Questlove, Erykah Badu, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Carl Cox, Marcus Miller, and Miles Davis.
Reza Ackbaraly, CEO of Qwest TV adds: “We’re extremely proud to join Cineverse with our great line-up of concerts, documentaries and interviews. Qwest TV will bring Cineverse viewers an experience of high-end and diverse music, with top content spanning ‘from bebop to hip-hop’ jazz, as my friend and co-founder Quincy says, soul, funk, hip-hop, R+B and even classical.”
Qwest TV joins a growing lineup of FAST channels and on-demand TV shows and films available on Cineverse. Other channels included range from Screambox TV (horror) and RetroCrush (anime) to The Dove Channel (faith and family), Shout! Factory TV (comedy), Gusto TV (food), Crime Hunters (true crime), AsianCrush (pan-Asian), The Bob Ross Channel, The Elvis Presley Channel, Johnny Carson TV and The Carol Burnett Show, to name a few.
Said David Chu, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Cinedigm Networks: “We’re incredibly thrilled to add Qwest TV, a premier destination for passionate music fans, to our current line-up of FAST channels on Cineverse. Quincy Jones is an icon in the music industry, and we can’t wait for fans to discover and experience his hand-picked, premium music content for themselves.”